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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Personal Injury for California on
Q: Yes my neighbor roof blew off an damaged my car. I feel the roof was not installed right. There were 3 sets of shingles

On the roof and the staples they used was not long enough to go through all of them to the wood. They were not Pieces of roof they were hole shingles. There roof was the only one the blew off. My roof has been.on for 30 years and nothing happen to it. I'm talking about alot of there roof.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Feb 1, 2023

A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney for state-specific guidance, there are a couple of ways to handle these types of situations in general nationwide. If you have a comprehensive auto... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law on
Q: Question to anyone who can answer according to article 1 section 9 of the Constitution

No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.

But both... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 31, 2023

Both former President Reagan and former President George H W Bush received their honorary knighthoods after their terms ended.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law, Business Formation and Business Law for Florida on
Q: Can a 617 Board Member Post about the Affairs Of the Corporation on a Website That Is Not Administered By the Board

Former and Current Board Members Are Posting on Web Sites [NOT ADMINISTERED BY THE BOARD] about the Corporation Internal Affairs, Including, but Not Limited to []- NEXTDOOR []- ORLANDO TRILOGY RESIDENTS (CASCADES/GROVELAND RESIDENTS, PAST AND PRESENT) []- OFFICIAL CASCADES OF GROVELAND RESIDENTS... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jan 29, 2023

Interesting issue, which I don't have expertise in, but my somewhat-educated guess is: Regarding the issue of disclosure itself, without regard to whether it causes damage to the corporation, the answer to your question may depend on whether your corporation has a written confidentiality... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Can you get stopped for a exp registration when the Gov claimed aCovid state of emergency and didn’t have to get renewed

I was stopped by an unmarked truck by a detective who wanted nothing more than to search my vehicle. He said he pulled me over because of an expired registration but, Governor Abbott said we did not have to renew registration until Covid state of emergency was no longer in effect. Is this a legal... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 27, 2023

The emergency excusing vehicle registration renewal in Texas ended April 14, 2021. If the stop occurred prior to that date, it was illegal and you should be able to get the offense dismissed.

It may help if you bring your current post-April 14 registration to demonstrate that you complied...
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1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for New York on
Q: Can you really get in trouble if you don’t answer jury questionnaire in New York State ?
Daniel Michael Luisi
Daniel Michael Luisi
answered on Jan 26, 2023

Yes. Pursuant to New York Judiciary Law Section 527, any person who fails to respond to a jury questionnaire served personally or by U.S Mail, and further fails to comply after being served with a “notice of non compliance” personally or via U.S. Mail, may be subject to a “noncompliance... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Arizona on
Q: Where can I find a sign that clearly prohibits the possession of weapons on our church premises with the ARS numbers
Stephen M Vincent
Stephen M Vincent
answered on Jan 24, 2023

I looked, but I cannot find such a law.

For example, ARS 13-3102 prohibits people from bringing firearms to polling places, schools, and nuclear power plants, but says nothing about churches. See ARS 13-3102(A)(11)-(13).

1 Answer | Asked in Car Accidents, Small Claims and Gov & Administrative Law for Missouri on
Q: How do i get insurance information. From a business vehicle when they will not give me information no police report

I was the victim of a hit and run. Witnesses saw truck hit my car and not leave a note it was a company vehicle I contacted the company of the driver that hit my vehicle and they will not give me their insurance information without seeing it on video. I do not have video. It took me a couple days... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 22, 2023

A Missouri attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. As a general matter nationwide, insurance information could be requested in the course of the discovery, or fact-finding, process of a lawsuit. A local attorney should advise here, since different tiers of state... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for Florida on
Q: Trying to contact owner of abandoned vehicle or begin process of claiming said vehicle if no response.

So I asked this question prior and it was removed so I have no idea why. I found an abandoned vehicle in a parking lot that I frequent. The vehicle is clearly abandoned and it’s down bad. Tags are many years expired, I contacted police and they said it’s not their problem. I’d like to contact... Read more »

Charles M.  Baron
Charles M. Baron
answered on Jan 21, 2023

Since the vehicle is on private land, that landowner possesses the vehicle. The statutory procedures for acquiring title to abandoned property (including vehicles) would help you only if the vehicle were on public land. See Florida Statutes Chapter 705 at:... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Municipal Law, Civil Litigation and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Can I sue my ex boyfriend/fiance for money spent on vehicles.

In April of 2020 I bought 2 preowned vehicles both combined equaling to 12 thousand dollars. When I bought them and I was with my ex and do to insurance reasons and my poor driving record he convinced me to put the cars in his name so it would be cheaper to put insurance on the car. After 3 months... Read more »

John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
answered on Jan 21, 2023

Yes, you can.

It will help your case if you have documentary evidence of your factual allegations including documentation that you paid for the cars and any text or SMS messages from your boyfriend contemporary to the time you bought the cars.

Be prepared for threats to report you...
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1 Answer | Asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Ohio on
Q: I am trying to sue the county prosecutor office. I was told to amend my complaint? How do I amend my complaint?

Who do I list as the defendant? If the county Departm is who I going after

Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
answered on Jan 20, 2023

You amend a complaint by filing a new document titled Amended Complaint with the changes you are making. If suing the prosecutor, one would generally sue the elected individual in their representative capacity, and if alleging malicious wrongdoing, in their personal capacity as well, along with any... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Business Formation, Business Law, Contracts and Gov & Administrative Law for Maryland on
Q: Can I be paid to fix a reverse osmosis filter without a plumbing license? Would fixing the filter be considered plumbing

The task/job was assigned to me through an app called task rabbit.

Mark Oakley
Mark Oakley
answered on Jan 19, 2023

Maryland Business Occupations and Professions Code, Section 12-101, defines the term plumbing, and the need for a license, as follows:

(n) Provide plumbing services

(1) “Provide plumbing services” means to install, maintain, extend, alter, or remove piping, a plumbing fixture, a...
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1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it legal for an insurance company to debit your account for balance from years ago without any notice?

I was getting a quote for new auto insurance coverage and got to the payment page when the site told me there was "a problem processing payment". I checked my account and there was a pending balance that I did not authorize from that company almost $100 more than what I was quoted. I... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 18, 2023

An Oklahoma attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Until you're able to consult with a local attorney on state-specific insurance and consumer law, one option could be to check with the state department of insurance. Most states have such an agency that... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Real Estate Law, Traffic Tickets and Gov & Administrative Law for Texas on
Q: Are San Antonio city ordinances, such as parking ordinance, enforceable in the cities Extra Territorial Jurisdictions?
John Cucci Jr.
John Cucci Jr.
answered on Jan 17, 2023

The answer to your question would require a look at the ordinances and the language defining the extra-territorial jurisdictions. Usually, all are enforceable.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law, Child Custody and Gov & Administrative Law for Pennsylvania on
Q: Who do I contact for opp. counsel changing the language of my Lanc. custody order enter to berks exhibit A. Pet/mod.
Peter Christopher Lomtevas
Peter Christopher Lomtevas
answered on Jan 17, 2023

The question as is makes no sense, and the asker is best advised to retain legal counsel for his court action.

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Government Contracts on
Q: On the Island of St. Croix USVI can a person claim a property that is not in their name, or have a deed for?

Someone has been living on my property without my consent.

Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Jan 16, 2023

Adverse Possession is very real, and that appears to be happening here. Hire a VI attorney now to obtain back possession or you might lose the property. You may have to appear in Court.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law for Tennessee on
Q: My husband is incarcerated n had a preliminary hearing n they put it off again cause the cop didn't show up.
Anthony M. Avery
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Anthony M. Avery
answered on Jan 12, 2023

Did his lawyer move to dismiss for lack of prosecution? If not, was a motion made to reduce the bond? It sounds like he needs a real attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in Gov & Administrative Law and Municipal Law for California on
Q: I am trying to locate a Calaveras Cty attorney to help deal with a problem we are having with the Paloma water company.

The water co (Cal. Public Utility District) refuses to shut our account down even though the house has been red-tagged and cannot be lived-in. They continue to bill us for the basic fee even though the bill shows zero usage.

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 12, 2023

A California attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for three weeks. In addition to your own searches, you could use the tab above, Find a Lawyer. Also, most state bar associations have a section for attorney referral services on their websites. Good luck

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Collections, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Alabama on
Q: Hello! This question is in regards to15 U.S. Code § 1681a - Definitions; rules of construction

As far as exclusions, it states your consumer report does not include a report containing information solely as to transactions or experiences between the consumer and the person making the report; does that mean that late payments on your credit report are illegal?

Barry W. Kaufman
Barry W. Kaufman
answered on Jan 12, 2023

No.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Oklahoma on
Q: Is it illegal to open your child’s mail that’s addressed to your house if they’re 18?

My parents will not give me mail or will go though it without asking me first, I’m 18 and I’ve heard that it’s illegal but I want to make sure.

Charles Watts
Charles Watts
answered on Jan 10, 2023

In the state of Oklahoma you are considered an adult with some exceptions when you turn 18. The Federal Government has stated it is not legal to open another 'adult' persons mail without their explicit consent (such as in a wife opening a husbands or vice versa, a secretary opening the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Public Benefits for California on
Q: Is it legal in the US (California) for an employer to willfully allow undocumented workers to use someone else’s social?

Is it legal for an employer to knowingly allow employees to use someone else’s social, someone who has never step foot or worked for the employer, and have them on payroll? No, the employer isn’t sponsoring the current undocumented workers either.

Can someone provide me with actual... Read more »

Neil Pedersen
Neil Pedersen
answered on Jan 5, 2023

Yes it is illegal for an employer to knowingly employ those without the legal right to work in the US. However, you have no standing to bring a legal action. The law is to be enforced by Immigration/Homeland Security. The law is found in the Immigration laws, specifically the IRCA.

The...
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